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Well known to skiers in winter at the Snowbasin Ski Area, this cluster of crags which comprise the Needles has wonderful alpine quartzite.
Approach time from the Needles Lodge/Gondola is about 5 minutes. The formation is noted on every summer and winter trail map to the area.
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Needles Nirvana 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 550'
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Needles Nirvana 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Needles
Approach (literally 5 minutes from top of Needles Gondola) the lowest toe of the initial triangular shaped wall. Route finding up and through the various "Needles" should be fairly intuitive, but its not a sport climb. It was a fine adventure climbing with the Seven Summits legend Geoff, Don from the FA of classic Kermit's Wad(!), and Blake of the new generation. We had a blast!Pitch #1: Climb solid compact quartzite to a white band and surmount a fun roof. Continue up this long sublime pi...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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